Richard Renaldi is a New York photographer working on a series of portraits. For each shot he grabs strangers off the street and poses them like adoring family, couples or friends.
Some of the photos -- you'd never know, they'd never met, while others capture quite well the inherent awkwardness of cuddling a random dude.
Most photographers capture life as it is, but in these strangers, Renaldi has captured something much more ethereal & elusive. He shows us humanity as it could be...